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We’ve just received some refurbished laptops from Computers4charity as part of their Computers4Kent initiative where you can access funding from The Cook Foundation to go towards the cost of these laptops.

Celebration of Volunteering

We are delighted to announce that we will be holding another celebration of volunteering this year as part of Volunteers Week (1 – 7 June) which is the annual celebration of volunteering. We are keen to get as many of your volunteers involved as possible as this is an ideal opportunity for you to publicly thank them for their ongoing support because,…

Free Skills for volunteers course

If you’re interested in volunteering and/or want to find out more, come and join us on this free all day course to learn more about: This course aimed at: Date and time Thu, 25 May 202309:30 – 16:30 Location Canterbury Umbrella Centre 22 St Peter’s Place Canterbury CT3 4HLCT1 2DB Courses are funded by the Education and…

Seeking Digital Champions

Project Background: Digital technology is at the heart of how public life functions now. While it has become integral to all aspects of social economics, many people remain digitally excluded. According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), in 2019 there were 4.8 million adults in the UK, or 9% of the adult UK population,…

Help us raise funds with easyfundraising

Did you know that whenever you buy anything online – from your weekly shop to your annual holiday – you could be raising free donations for Canterbury District Volunteer Centre with easyfundraising? There are over 7,000 brands on board ready to make a donation – including eBay, Argos, John Lewis, ASOS, and M&S –…

Focus on youth workshops

In associations with the Kent Volunteer Partnership, we will be hosting a number of workshops over the next month focusing on young people and how organisations can manage and recruit young people which includes getting to grips with micro and virtual volunteering as a way or becoming more “youth-friendly”. Here are the dates times and…

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